Simply ahead of Google I/O, which will get underway on Tuesday, a brand new leak purporting to be a preview of what’s coming in the course of the annual builders’ convention provides some perception into what Android 12 would possibly appear like. A brand new video from Jon Prosser exhibits what seem like slides from a presentation of Android 12.
The primary slide units up what to anticipate: “A ravishing new expertise,” “Stronger privateness and safety protections,” and “All of your gadgets work higher collectively.”
(*12*)The standard caveats about leaked supplies apply, of course; there’s no assure that is what the ultimate interface will appear like, or how a lot may be introduced throughout I/O. However probably the most fascinating slide in Prosser’s video exhibits what seems to be a brand new consumer interface for Android 12, together with a brand new media widget, a brightness toggle, a climate widget, an analog clock widget, a sleep/dismiss toggle, and stacked notifications (within the decrease proper nook of the display seize):
A slide purporting to be half of a Google I/O presentation for new Android 12 options exhibits new UI parts.
Earlier leaks of Android 12 have shown stacked widgets, which look much like the Good Stacks launched in iOS 14. We’ve additionally seen earlier leaks by way of XDA Builders that confirmed new themes and a dialog widget for Android 12. And Google’s personal developer previews of Android 12 have included quite a bit of small tweaks and developer-focused options, whereas hinting at some important UI changes which have been rumored, together with the stacked widgets and a brand new lock display with bigger clock textual content.
Prosser exhibits a what he says is a video from I/O that exhibits up to date notifications, a brand new keyboard design, and a brand new lock display with a bigger clock, which appear to verify the sooner leaked information.
If the small print within the newest leak roundup are correct, Android 12 may very well be the largest overhaul of the OS in a number of years. We’ll discover out extra in just a few days when the annual I/O convention kicks off.